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Winkfield, Bracknell Forest

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Winkfield, Bracknell Forest

Winkfield is a village and civil parish in the Bracknell Forest unitary authority of Berkshire, England.
Post townWINDSOR
Administrative CountyBracknell Forest
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU9072
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityRoyal Berkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityRoyal Berkshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01344
Population15,271 (2001)

Other names by which Winkfield, Bracknell Forest has been known in the past

Winkfield North Street ~ Wenesfelle

Winkfield, Bracknell Forest in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Winkfield, vil. and par. (Winkfield with Ascot), Berks, in E. of co.- par. (containing Broadmoor Lunatic Asylum, and parts of Ascot and Bracknell), 10,278 ac., pop. 3622; vil., 3 miles NE. of Bracknell and 5 miles SW. of Windsor; P.O., T.O., called Winkfield (North Street); in vicinity is the hamlet of Winkfield Row; P.O. Winkfield Place and numerous other residences are in the par.

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